Rameswaram: Three Keralites were killed on the spot and nine injured when their van collided with a wood laden lorry near Athiamaan Beach at Uchipuli 25km from here Wednesday morning.
The deceased have been identified as Naseer, Riyas and Saleem.
The team hailing from Malappuram had come on a sight seeing tour of this Island when the mishap occured.
The lorry driver and cleaner were not injured as they had got off the vehicle and were relaxing, police said.
The injured have been hospitalised.